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The Mountain Shadows Guest House

Off Keerweder Road | Klein Drakenstein, Paarl 7620, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

It's so rare these days, to be able to arrive at an establishment and feel totally and thoroughly relaxed/welcomed and at home right from the get go. The Truter Family are so warm and accommodating, they truly have created a brilliant environment to kick off the shoes, grab a book and unwind. I've been a couple times and i plan... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Spacious comfortable accommodation, accommodating and charming owners and staff, beautiful area, generous breakfast and wine tasting within easy walking distance. Easy access to Paarl for restaurants etc.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

My really enjoyed my stay at the Mountain Shadows Guest House. Kind owners, who take the time to find out about the guests and their wellbeing (I found this very thoughtful). I found the views of the mountains absolutely spectacular, and waking up to these views on a daily basis was beyond any words I can muster. Thank you for... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Such a magical place! Amazing views of the Drakenstein mountains and the perfect romantic getaway, where you can relax and unwind from City Living! The breakfast was great and staff were friendly and helpful! We loved the honeymoon suite! ( fireplace, large bath... Fairy lights in the bedroom..) and with little or no wifi and cellphone reception, the whole scene... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay at Mountain Shadows. The guest house is perfectly set against the mountains and you can't help but unwind as you drive into the estate. The room was large and spacious. The breakfasts were hearty and delectable. We just found it to be a little bit out the way from the actual village of Paarl but otherwise... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Gregory and Kathy have been wonderful hosts and ensured that my stay was pleasant. The room was homely with the basic necessities. The establishment was on a beautiful estate with the mountains in the backdrop. As it was a business trip, I did not get the opportunity to explore the surrounding areas. It is conveniently located about 10 minutes drive... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

A national monument set in the foothills of the mountains in Paarl, a very scenic setting and a beautiful building, Good walking trails but very little other things to do, interesting range of books in the room, an Ideal place to relax unwind and recharge your batteries. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Note that internet and cell phone... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

For the price we paid, it was not great, the place has huge potential, if the manager was more attentive...Beautiful location! Not a very romantic room.... some of the rooms were like the website but the loft rooms were not cosy and had two single beds!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

I bought a voucher online, and was given best service from my online enquiry up to our departure. The family were so humble and very friendly. We had a loft room and were impressed with the views from various windows. The rooms were clean. Even though I was not used to twin bed scenario, it was comfortable. My husband and... More 

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Bellville, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Thank you to Cathy, Misty and the whole family. Their friendly welcome, including the roaring fire in this great house, care & kindness are well remembered. Very tasty breakfast. The surrounding land with mountain backdrop, magnificent!

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